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This Just In is a weekly look at topics and themes related to creativity.

Tell Me Why

Tell Me Why

The city cut down a tree in front of our neighbor’s house today. I’m not sure why the tree was cut down. Perhaps it was sick? All I know is a team with big machines and trucks spent the better part of the morning cutting down the giant tree. Now it’s just a stump, which…

This Just In: College Is Obsolete

This Just In: College Is Obsolete

The higher education bubble is finally bursting My freshman year of college began in late August 2001. Less than a month into my pseudo-adulthood, the entire world changed. None of us knew what was happening on September 11th. We huddled together in dorms to morn and vent and seek answers together. Classes adapted to discuss terrorism…

This Just In: Bio Tracking

This Just In: Bio Tracking

Do you know what your resting heart rate is? JJ Abrams guest-edited a 2009 issue of Wired Magazine titled “The Mystery Issue.” From Abrams’ editorial to uncrackable CIA codes, every corner of the magazine engaged the reader with games, puzzles, and an exploration of the unknown. At the end of the magazine, an article explored the…